White Water Rafting
Nepal has 8 of the 14 Highest Mountains above 8000m. which includes Mount Everest (the highest one) and Mount Kanchanjunga (the third highest). These snowcapped mountains including numerous other mountain peaks crowns this country. The mighty mountains and the glaciers of the Himalayas are the source of thousands of fast flowing rivers that drenched the landscape of this country. These rivers starting from the glacial water of the Himalayas flow down due south meandering through beautiful landscape, deep gorges, valleys and flat land of south Nepal to ultimately drain in the Bay of Bengal. These rivers are natural playground for conducing rafting and canoeing trips to adventurers world over.
A rafting trip in one of the rivers here in Nepal gives you a chance to get the real fragrance of Nepal while you raft through beautiful countryside enjoying the sight of traditional Nepali houses perched on the hillsides and slopes, terraced paddy fields where the people sow their dreams with hopes of growing better future for themselves and for their offspring. For the beginners a rafting trip in River Trishuli for one or two days is perfect and for the white water adventure lovers, a longer trip in River Karnali in the Western Part of Nepal or River Sunkoshi in the Eastern Part of Nepal is perfect.
Rafting trip for longer duration can be combined with trek for couple of days and for such a trip River Karnali and River Arun are perfect. The other rivers where rafting trip can be organized are River Kali Gandaki, River Seti, River Bhote Koshi, River Tamur. Some rafting trips are easily available but others are to be organized well in advance. Whether you are looking for a trip to experience just the charm of rafting or an adventurous river trip, Nepal is the perfect destination.
Nepal Environmental Trekking feels humble to share its decade’s long experience in the field of rafting. Our dedication towards customer satisfaction has encouraged us to provide you an excellent opportunity to explore the remote countryside which is never possible without river trips.
Nepal is home to eight out of the fourteen highest peaks in the world and from these breathtaking heights, rivers crash down through the foothills, fed by monsoon rains and melting snow, on their way to the Great Plains of the Ganges.
Nepal has many rivers for rafting:
- Trishuli River (rafting for 1 up to 3 days),
- Seti River (2 days trip),
- Bhote Khosi River (2 days rafting trip),
- Kali Gandaki River (3 days rafting),
- Marshyangdi River (4 days),
- Sun Koshi River (7 up to 9 days rafting),
- Arun River (9 days of rafting adventure),
- Karnali River (10 days of whitewater rafting),
- Tamur River (11 days whitewater adventure).
On these rivers you will find the world's most thrilling whitewaters with a wide range of difficulties, warm water and bug free beaches for camping. All this makes a wealth of unlimited opportunities for great rafting, kayaking, Climbing, Mountaineering, biking, hiking and ever popular trekking adventures in Nepal.